M-FORCE19 NORTH AMERICA - SPEAKERS

 


Jeremy D. Glaser

In his current position as Co-chair of the firm’s Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice Jeremy regularly represents technology-based companies principally in the life sciences, software, mobile applications, and clean energy fields. Jeremy is also a key contributor to MintzEdge, an online resource for entrepreneurs that includes useful tools and information for starting and growing a company.
Jeremy has over three decades of experience guiding life sciences and technology companies in their growth and financing strategies. He routinely assists his clients in public offerings, angel and venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, and SEC compliance. His experiences as an executive at a technology company and an investment fund facilitates his ability to provide practical business as well as legal advice.
Jeremy is also a member of the board of directors of the USS Midway Museum.
Jeremy earned a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Duke University.


Tejune Kang

Mr. Kang is an American technology executive with more than 25 years of experience leading global enterprise technology application implementations.
An innovative technology entrepreneur born in Silicon Valley, California, he is instrumental to the growth of Atypical Digital. Mr. Kang was a senior strategy engineer for 5 years with PeopleSoft (now Oracle Corporation), a multinational and multibillion dollar technology company. Mr. Kang managed some of the most complex Human Resources, Financial, Supply Chain, and Enterprise Performance Management software implementations for Fortune 500 companies including Boeing, Apple, AT&T, HP and many others.
Mr. Kang’s multi-faceted entrepreneurial background and opinion leadership has led to frequent interviews regarding the future of technology, business growth, and hiring insight with many publications.
Mr. Kang has also graduated from the Harvard Business School’s (HBS) Owner President/Management Program (OPM 50) Class of 2017, is a member of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), Young Presidents Organization (YPO) of Manhattan New York Chapter, National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) and a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Key Executive Program and Entrepreneurial Master’s Program, graduated in June of 2017. Mr. Kang graduated from The University of California, Davis with a Bachelor of Science degree in Managerial Economics.
Mr. Kang is involved in the latest technology including Internet of Things (IOT), Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (AR), and has been involved in the beginning of cryptocurrency since 2011. His experience includes extensive blockchain technology and bitcoin.


Gregory North

Globe North Founder and President Gregory North is a recognized thought leader in enterprise and digital transformation with over twenty-five years of experience leading business transformation. Engaging with industry leaders around the world, Gregory is helping to shape best practice in digital strategy, intelligent automation, and the emerging digital workforce and has led design and deployment of automation capability including RPA in global businesses. Prior to launching Globe North, Gregory was Chief Process Officer for Xerox Services. Over his career, he has led Business Transformation in Business Services, Financial Services and Advanced Manufacturing. Gregory serves as Principal Advisor on Digital Transformation to the Outsourcing Institute and the Institute for Robotic Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence (IRPA/AI) and is an Avasant Distinguished Fellow.


Magnus Penker

Magnus Penker is an internationally-renowned though leader on innovation, artificial intelligence, digitization, and business transformation. He is a speaker in prestigious global forums and events, such as – The Global Peter Drucker Forum, top ranked international business and design schools, a variety of associations and some of the world’s largest companies. Mr. Penker is currently writing a 5 Volume Series on Business Innovation titled The Complete Guide to Business Innovation and is contributing as an editor at the International Journal of Innovation Science.
As a result of these achievements he has been honored with the Business Worldwide Magazine award as the ‘Most Innovative CEO Sweden 2016’ and appointed as a Global Top 100 CEO by CEO Monthly year 2018. Additionally, he has launched 10 start-ups as well as acquired, turned around, and sold 30 SMEs all over Europe.

 

Maureen Loftus

Management executive with demonstrated experience leading successful start-up, high-growth and turnaround companies in the bio-tech, high-tech and financial services industries. Capitalize on innovative new products, market expansion and strategic alliances to drive revenue growth. Redesign and automate operational processes to scale operations and increase margins. Strong general and P&L management. Significant marketing and business development experience. Interested in small to medium sized bio-tech, high-tech or financial services companies, particularly those in high-growth or turn around situations.
Specialties: Profit & Loss, Strategic Planning, Product Management, Sales and Marketing, Strategic Alliances, New Business Development, Finance & Budgeting, Margin Improvement, Customer Service/Client Relations, Contract Management, Project/Program Management, Process Improvement/Reengineering, Organization Design & Development

Pavel Jakovlev

Pavel Jakovlev is Blockchain Incubation & Ecosystem Lead at CV VC. He leads the CV Competition and CV Labs Incubation Program, located in the heart of the Crypto Valley, Switzerland. He is passionate about emerging technology solutions and their practical application in the commercial environment to deliver efficiency, productivity, and sustainable growth. He has an aptitude for fostering and maintaining business relationships with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders. Prior to joining CV VC, the next generation Venture Capital company, Pavel worked both as a consultant and as an internal expert in the following industries: oil and gas, renewables, financial services, eCommerce and government affairs.